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Codex Committee on Food Hygiene

Host Government: United States of America

The Codex Committee on Food Hygiene (CCFH):

  • Develops basic provisions on food hygiene applicable to all food or to specific food types;
  • Considers and amends or endorses provisions on food hygiene contained in Codex commodity standards and codes of practice developed by other Codex commodity committees;
  • Considers specific food hygiene problems assigned to it by the Commission;
  • Suggests and prioritizes areas where there is a need for microbiological risk assessment at the international level and develops questions to be addressed by the risk assessors; and
  • Considers microbiological risk management matters in relation to food hygiene and in relation to FAO/WHO risk assessments.

The next session of the Codex Committee on Food Hygiene will take place in Lima, Peru from November 17-21, 2014. Upon availability, the agenda and committee documents can be accessed at http://www.codexalimentarius.org/meetings-reports/en/.

Current CCFH Documents Requesting Comments

CX or CL Subject Comments Due Send comments to:
None at this time.      

 

Delegate's Report on the 45th Session of the Committee held in Ha Noi, Viet Nam, Nov 11-15, 2013

Draft U.S. Positions for the 45th Session (Oct 23, 2013; PDF)

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Last Modified Mar 14, 2014